Weekly Announcements


Graduation Announcements Do you know any graduates you would like us to recognize in our June newsletter? Call and leave a message with the office or send us an email by Wednesday, May 15th. Please include name & relationship, school & degree or future plans.

HEALTHY BABIES DRIVE Our 2024 Healthy Babies Drive has officially started! Help us collect childcare items like diapers, wipes, clothes, and more to make sure families and young ones have the essentials they need to build their new lives together. To help you choose what to donate, they've created an Amazon Wishlist with the items families need most: www.amazon.com/registries/gl/guest-view/3G29NAWMQGVUL There is a collection bin in the narthex if you choose to bring your donations to church. We will collect items until May26th.

INFORMATION SESSION: Our Lake South District Superintendent, Dr. Audrea F. Nanabray, will be having an informational meeting regarding the District Partnership Plan. This will be an information session to discuss and answer questions. She will not be able to come to each church individually to clarify and answer questions. So please join her in person and encourage others from your church to attend. Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 6:00pm at Gorham UMC 5600 S. Indiana Ave. Chicago, IL 60637 The meeting will also be accessible via zoom, for those who want to hear the information. However, she may not be able to address questions and comments posted in the chat. If you want to interact with me during the meeting, please come in person or send a representative from your church who can present your questions. Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/96417329893?pwd=Q3cwcFpmVEw1U1dEMDdDNU45dGV3QT09 Meeting ID: 964 1732 9893 Passcode: 081053 Dial by telephone: 312 626 6799 Meeting ID: 964 1732 9893 Passcode: 081053

GAME TIME & SOUP LUNCH: Our next lunch/game-time fellowship event will be on Sunday, May 19th (after service). We will be serving soup, bread, and dessert. Who will be signing up to make soup (three choices), bring breads, and make desserts? The sign-up sheet will be on the table in the Narthex to indicate your attendance and your offering. Feel free to bring your favorite games or challenge a group to one of the games available. More games have been added to our supply. There are decks of cards, if that's your passion. Any questions, just talk to Patricia Spring-Hodges.

SPRING BIBLE STUDY: It’s never too late to join in… the six-week Bible study that is facilitated by Patricia Spring-Hodges on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30 A.M. from April 10th-May 15th. Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World by Melissa Spoelstra. All are welcome.

DIABETES A1C SCREENING: Northwestern Medicine will be conducting FREE Diabetes A1C Screenings on Tuesday, May 14th from 10am-12pm here at church. Hemoglobin A1C is a blood test that measures your average blood sugar levels over the past 3 months. If your A1C level is high, you are at risk for complications from diabetes. It is important that you reach your A1C goal and keep your blood sugars controlled. No fasting is required. Must be 18 years or older. Testing will take at least 10 minutes to complete.

June Chimes Articles are due to the office by Wednesday, May 15th.